A new software package enables what is called the co-design of ICs, packages, and the printed circuit boards on which they reside. Called the Xpedition Package Integrator, the software is said to facilitate the planning, assembly and optimization of today’s complex multi-die packages. It incorporates a special virtual die model concept for optimizing IC-to-package connections. […]
It can be easy to create a printed circuit board that doesn’t work well, even when using PCB automation software. Mentor Graphics’ Dave Wiens talks about board features and design practices he’s seen that habitually cause problems. He also explains what to expect and not expect from PCB layout software and other automation tools.
Mouser Electronics Inc., in conjunction with its recent global release of MultiSIM BLUE offers a full-featured support site with documentation, downloads, video tutorials and user forum to get engineers designs to market faster. Available as a free download on Mouser.com, MultiSIM BLUE has set a new standard by creating an easy-to-use, fully integrated platform for circuit design engineers this […]